ESXi keeps trying to mount a FreeNAS mount, despite it not appearing anywhere in ESXi?

>Oct 2 01:25:58 freenas mountd[2503]: mount request denied from for /mnt/sys_storage/zfs_drv

I keep getting that log every 30 seconds in FreeNAS, from the ESXi host ( I did mount this in ESXi in the past, but deleted it from both ESXi and FreeNAS. I don’t quite remember if it was an iSCSI or NAS mount. I have looked throughout ESXi but there’s no drives anywhere. It seems it only deleted the visual portion of the mount, is there anyway I can clear the mount from ESXi via SSH or some other way?

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  1. I had this problem with an NFS mount a while back. When I get home I’ll see if I kept the post I referenced to fix it but it was annoying to see the logs fill up with those statements. All I remember doing was something in the cli.

    Edit:. Nevermind I was able to find the post on my phone. [This should help](https://communities.vmware.com/thread/548726). I believe you need to look at the last post where the mount is in /etc/VMware/esx.conf you might need to reboot once fixed

  2. I don’t think this would actually try to mount anything, but could there still be an iSCSI target configured under Storage -> Adapters -> Software iSCSI (or Configure iSCSI)? That can exist even if there’s no datastore associated with the target.

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